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Elliptical Fitness Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Fitness Trainer.

How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

Get Fit for Less Dough

Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

My fitness Pal
Updated 4/23/2014 3:21:34 PM

Is there a way to connect 'My fitness pal' with SP? Thanks...  Read more

How do you record your HIIT in fitness tracker?
Updated 4/23/2014 7:49:04 PM

Hi All- My name is Regina and this is my first full day on SP. I love HIIT, and use the Lose The Belly Fat program from intervaltraining.net. My question is how do you log your activity in the fitness tracker? Thanks!...  Read more

Adding the Better Butt to the Fitness Tracker
Updated 4/23/2014 9:38:54 AM

On Today's Top Stories, I really like the article "5 minutes a Day to a Better Butt." Ideally, I'd love to to make one click and add the 7 exercises to my fitness tracker -- one per day, like the article has. But, if not possible to do th...  Read more

Food and Fitness Tracker
Updated 4/23/2014 12:31:00 PM

When I combine my Food Tracker and my Fitness Tracker the number of calories my page says I can eat goes up way too high, over 1000 extra calories. I am active but if I eat that many more calories per day I'd gain quite a bit of weight. What can I...  Read more

Fitness Band Help! Which one to get?
Updated 4/20/2014 6:48:02 PM

So I've been looking at fitness bands to help me see my progress in day to day life a little better. I want one that tracks everything, sleep, steps, calories, heart rate, and that i can ware while I swim. I've been reading reviews on some of t...  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more